Archive for July, 2011

Google Alert – new broadband

July 26, 2011
News 9 new results for new broadband
Conterra Broadband Completes New Debt Facilities of Up to $94 Million
PR Newswire (press release)
deployment and operation of hybrid—microwave/fiber—broadband networks, today announced completion of new senior-secured credit facilities that provide the company with up to $94 million of borrowing capacity from a bank group including CoBank
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KC to start new fibre broadband rollout in Woodmansey
BroadbandChoice.co.uk
The company is planning to deliver fibre broadband to 15000 East Yorkshire homes as part of its initial deployment. Woodmansey has been chosen by Hull-based telecoms firm KC as the first community to be included in its new fibre optic broadband rollout
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Active Broadband Networks Appoints Three New Board Members
PR Newswire (press release)
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Active Broadband Networks Inc., the leading provider of Broadband Resource Management Systems, announced the appointment of R. Stephen Cheheyl, Abbot L. Gilman and Jitendra Saxena to its Board of
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AT&T Customers Get More Mobile Broadband Coverage in Somerset
MarketWatch (press release)
SOMERSET, Pa., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of new mobile broadband cell sites that
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Stratos Completes New Deployment of its StratosMAX II Broadband Service in the
PR Newswire (press release)
BETHESDA, MD, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has completed deployment of its new StratosMAX II broadband service for W&T
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Sandvine Wins Five New Customers
MarketWatch (press release)
Sandvine, /quotes/zigman/36138 CA:SVC +9.09% (aim:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced that it has won five new broadband service provider customers: three wireless
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Cell C steps up broadband war with new products
TechCentral
This article was posted by Editor on Jul 21st, 2011 and filed under News, Top. You can follow any responses to this entry using RSS 2.0. You can also leave a comment below this article Cell C is introducing new 10GB and 20GB broadband packages at rates
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xG Technology, Inc. Receives Order for Broadband-Enhanced xMax Pilot Network
MarketWatch (press release)
This will enable LikeTone to develop deployment and business models that leverage xMax’s unique capabilities to deliver new mobile broadband and VoIP services to their customers – without the need to purchase expensive wireless spectrum licenses.
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New Tools to Measure Home Broadband Connections Now Available
BroadbandBreakfast.com
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 – Consumers now have a new way to capture and record actual data about the speeds and quality of their broadband service. Representatives from New America Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative (OTI), Google and Georgia
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Blogs 4 new results for new broadband
Oh no he didn’t: AT&T’s CEO calls DSL obsolete — Broadband News
By Stacey Higginbotham
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson spoke Tuesday at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners summer meeting in Los Angeles, where he called DSL "obsolete." Since AT&T still provides and profits from DSL, this is a
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Dearborn | Virtual
DEARBORN, Mich., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site
Virtual-Strategy Magazine – Your…
Cord cutters not replacing cable TV with online video — Broadband
By Ryan Lawler
New research suggests that people who have cut the cord aren’t doing so because they think Netflix provides a good alternative to their local cable TV company. In fact, those that go broadband-only are only slightly more likely to watch
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
YouTube responsible for 22% of all mobile bandwidth — Broadband
By Janko Roettgers
Every fourth bit transferred over mobile data networks worldwide is part of a YouTube video: That’s the gist of a new study from network optimization vendor Allot Networks. The research also shows strong growth for VoIP and IM traffic,
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Web 5 new results for new broadband
Broadband jumpstarts new initiative for Casco
Not a single line has been connected, but one group of Cass Countians is already reaping the benefits from a broadband initiative that has taken its share
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[BC] Warning/rant on new Broadband 50/100 plans – Shaw
Forum discussion: Just a FYI and a bit of a long rant. I switched all my services to Shaw Personalizer last month, one thing I specifically asked for was
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Rutgers Athletics Announces New Name for Broadband Network
The Official Site of Rutgers University Scarlet Knights. The home of Scarlet Knights Football, Scarlet Knights Basketball, Scarlet Knights Baseball,
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International healthcare technology broadband communications
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Brazil to expand broadband Internet access – Yahoo! News
Read ‘Brazil to expand broadband Internet access’ on Yahoo! News. Brazil plans to expand Internet access with low-cost broadband service across the country,
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

July 26, 2011
News 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
Singapore Stocks-Wary start seen on Obama speech; SingTel in focus
Reuters
Singapore Telecommunications , Southeast Asia’s largest telecommunication firm, may be in focus after it said it will transfer S$1.89 billion worth of broadband infrastructure assets into a business trust as a prelude to divesting part of its stake.
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Web 2 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Broadband Plans: Comparing the U.S. and New Zealand | Broadband
Their broadband infrastructure is funded as a government investment. We are fortunate in the United States to have cable and telecommunications
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Federal Stimulus – Massachusetts Broadband Institute
The principal mission of SBI is to fund the development of data sets and mapping of broadband infrastructure and availability in all 50 US states and 6
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Google Alert – new broadband

July 19, 2011
News 10 new results for new broadband
CenturyLink Plans to Invest $20 Million for Broadband in New Mexico
PR Newswire (press release)
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) plans to invest at least $20 million to improve and expand broadband communications services in New Mexico now that it has merged with Qwest Communications.
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AT&T Customers Get More Mobile Broadband Coverage in Westchester County
MarketWatch (press release)
If approved, this deal means that we’ll be able to expand the next generation of mobile broadband – 4G LTE – from our current plan of 80 percent of the US population to more than 97 percent." The new cell sites are part of AT&T’s ongoing efforts to
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Zain Bahrain introduces new Broadband offer
Trade Arabia
Zain Bahrain has launched a broadband family offer which enables high-speed mobile broadband access for its Home Broadband subscribers and their families. “Affordability, flexibility, and choice are the essence of this new offer that gives Zain’s Home
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Eutelsat’s Tooway™ Satellite Broadband Service Attracts New Business in the
PR Newswire (press release)
The new contract between Skylogic and Eurosat-Ukraine covers distribution to consumers in the Ukraine of the Tooway™ new generation satellite broadband service, which is delivered via Eutelsat’s KA-SAT satellite. With Tooway™ packages enabling users
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Critics Oppose Republican Spectrum Plan
PCWorld
By Grant Gross, IDG News A Republican proposal to auction more wireless spectrum to mobile carriers would leave US police and fire departments "worse off" than they are today, instead of creating the new nationwide public safety mobile-broadband
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AT&T Customers Get More Mobile Broadband Coverage at the Jersey Shore
PR Newswire (press release)
AVALON, NJ, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of new mobile broadband cell sites in Avalon and Sea
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Many still waiting on broadband in Meigs
Daily Sentinel
Varnadoe explained until companies like the locally-operated New Era Broadband receive their already approved federal funding to expand coverage into rural Meigs County, those numbers of residents with broadband access have likely reached a plateau.
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Proposed FCC regs could cripple rural telephone companies
Estherville Daily News
Broadband, which provides various services such as Internet, cable television and telephone service on one line, has already been installed by rural phone companies. The problem of the proposed new FCC rules would be that intercarrier compensation to
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New Airtime Promotion Makes it Even Easier to Switch to KVH Mini-VSAT Broadband
MarketWatch (press release)
With this new promotion, mariners will enjoy significant up-front savings when choosing one of KVH’s price-effective mini-VSAT Broadband airtime plans," explains Brent Bruun, KVH’s senior vice president for sales and business development.
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CimTel and Cross Select EXA Powered Calix E7 for Broadband Initiative Program
MarketWatch (press release)
"Over a decade ago, MBO companies were the first to deploy Calix platforms, working with a fledgling company to bring broadband services to their subscribers. Today, these same partners continue to bring a new generation of critical broadband services
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Blogs 5 new results for new broadband
Feel bad about your broadband? Canada has it worse. — Broadband
By Stacey Higginbotham
Shaw’s plans came out in a two-week long hearing of Canada’s Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) decision to let wholesale broadband providers charge their customers new rates. We covered some of the fallout from
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Why video chat? Why not? — Broadband News and Analysis
By Stacey Higginbotham
Last weekend I had on of my eureka moments around mobile video chat. It’s gonna be big, perhaps as big as 29.6 billion video calls made in 2015. So to all the naysayers who think video chat is just plain weird, hear me out.
Mobilize — Mobile Technology…
Blah, blah, blah … something about IPv6 — Broadband News and Analysis
By Stacey Higginbotham
The efforts to convert corporations to the next generation Internet addressing scheme are falling on deaf ears. According to Ovum, a mere 3 percent of web traffic is IPv6 enabled and enterprises either aren’t convinced of the need to
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
AT&T Customers Get More Mobile Broadband Coverage in Westchester
The new cell sites are part of AT&T’s ongoing efforts to drive investment and innovation to deliver the nation’s best, most advanced mobile broadband experience for customers. With the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network,
Virtual-Strategy Magazine – Your…
Let’s talk about the broadband-cap gap — Broadband News and Analysis
By Stacey Higginbotham
The cautionary tales around broadband caps are trickling in and as I read them I wonder if amid these caps the web ecosystem is failing consumers (and maybe teleworkers) when it comes to broadband and cloud services.
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Web 3 new results for new broadband
New Vizada Broadband Packages
Vizada has launched a range of maritime broadband packages integrating Ku-band VSAT and mobile satellite services.
www.marinelink.com/…/broadband-packages-vizada339587.a…
Eutelsat’s Tooway Satellite Broadband adds New Business in Ukraine
Eutelsat Communications announced the signature of a distribution contract for the Tooway broadband service between its Skylogic subsidiary and
www.telecomlead.com/inner-page-details.php?id=1519…
News & Views / Three Broadband Stimulus Winners Build FTTH, All
Both will use a combination of GPON and active Ethernet technologies to bring broadband services to residences, businesses, and anchor institutions.
bbpmag.com/…/three-broadband-stimulus-winners-build-ftth-…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

July 19, 2011
News 3 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
PSN 2011 Legislative Session Roundup: Broadband
Progressive States Network (blog)
The United States lags in 16th place globally when it comes to broadband access, and according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, we also rank among the countries with the highest costs for broadband subscriptions.
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EU shares US telecom woes
Politico
In many ways, the United States and the European Union are grappling with the same telecommunications challenges. Among them: finding money to invest in broadband expansion, maximizing the scarce spectrum resource for wireless services and keeping
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ADTRAN’s CEO Discusses Q2 2011 Results – Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha
Accelerating broadband deployments driven by increasing competition and an intensive upgrade for mobile infrastructure, channel expansion in our enterprise segments, meaningful sales initiatives outside of the United States, government and regulatory
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Web 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure « GigaByteBlog
One of the most glaring examples of the broadband problem in the US can be found in North Carolina. A bill recently passed by the state legislature
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Google Alert – new broadband

July 12, 2011
News 9 new results for new broadband
CenturyLink Completes $258 Million New Mexico Broadband and Network Investment
PR Newswire (press release)
As a result, our network is more reliable, we have more connected cities with greater redundancy and improved access to higher broadband speeds," said Valerie Dodd vice president and general manager for CenturyLink in New Mexico.
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Don’t kill FM for broadband: Build a new internet
ZDNet UK
So how about free ultra-reliable nationwide wireless broadband on unused frequencies that are available now? There’s not much sign that big ideas are on the agenda yet. According to The Wall Street Journal, Ofcom is considering liberating the radio
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ZDNet UK
Clearwire, Time Warner Cable and Sprint Expand New York City Metro 4G Mobile
MarketWatch (press release)
Now, more than 11927000 people in the New York City area have access to Clearwire’s 4G mobile broadband network. This expansion represents new coverage since Clearwire’s initial launch on November 1, 2010. Enhanced capacity and expanded coverage can be
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AT&T Invests in Louisiana
PR Newswire (press release)
In June, AT&T added new rural cell sites, increased capacity at existing cell sites and launched mobile broadband in new locations. Some of the communities with access to AT&T mobile broadband include: AT&T also has increased mobile broadband capacity
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Broadband Providers to Send Subscribers File-sharing Alerts
PCWorld (blog)
By Grant Gross, IDG News Five large US broadband providers will warn subscribers of illegal file sharing detected on their accounts under a new agreement with members of the entertainment industry, the groups announced Thursday.
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PRTC Selects the Calix B6 for Broadband Stimulus Initiative in Kentucky
MarketWatch (press release)
"The rural geography and remoteness of eastern Kentucky has historically hindered the economic development of the region, but we view our broadband expansion as a new avenue around this roadblock," said Keith Gabbard, general manager and CEO at PRTC.
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CenturyLink Completes $258 Million Broadband, Network Investment in New Mexico
Techzone360
By Ed Silverstein , TechZone360 Contributor CenturyLink – which acquired Qwest Communications in April – has completed ahead of schedule a $258 million investment in broadband and network in New Mexico. “We are proud that these particular investments
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Broadband Research, Countrywide, BofA, RBS, Madoff, Exxon in Court News
Bloomberg
Kinnucan, who runs Broadband Research LLC in Portland, Oregon, may have good reason to fear the worst. Federal prosecutors in New York disclosed in court papers that they had a court-authorized wiretap on his mobile phone in connection with their case
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ViaSat Introduces SurfBeam 2 Broadband Networking System
PR Newswire (press release)
CARLSBAD, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) is introducing its SurfBeam® 2 satellite networking system that enables fast and cost-effective satellite broadband services. The new system is designed to simultaneously
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Blogs 3 new results for new broadband
Europe’s ISPs hold faster broadband hostage — Broadband News and
By Stacey Higginbotham
As the EU looks at delivering faster broadband across its member states, a report by the chief executives of Alcatel-Lucent, Deutsche Telekom and Vivendi are asking that the EU allow ISPs to charge content providers for pushing bits
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Why Verizon killed its unlimited plans — Broadband News and Analysis
By Stacey Higginbotham
Verizon stops offering unlimited plans today for new customers, and much like when AT&T halted its unlimited plans last June, the world will not end. However, it will get more confusing for both consumers and developers.
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Wow! Mobile is now 2% of global GDP — Broadband News and Analysis
By Stacey Higginbotham
The worldwide mobile industry should bring in $1.3 trillion in 2011 and will represent about 2 percent of global gross domestic product, according to data released today by analyst Chetan Sharma. But despite rocketing growth,
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Web 2 new results for new broadband
New Municipal Broadband Limitations | Coates’ Canons: NC Local
One of the more controversial “local government” issues addressed by the North Carolina General Assembly this year is the proper role of municipal gove…
sogweb.sog.unc.edu/blogs/localgovt/?p=4967
Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, SBS, LG, BBC
The first, best & most widely read news source on interactive multiplatform Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, SBS, LG, BBC, Bell TV
itvt.com/…/interactive-tv-news-round-i-accedo-broadband-sbs…

Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

July 12, 2011
News 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
Making broadband a right – a lesson for the states?
CivSource
One of the most glaring examples of the broadband problem in the US can be found in North Carolina. A bill recently passed by the state legislature effectively stops municipalities from providing broadband infrastructure to its citizens.
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

July 5, 2011
News 2 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
Allied Fiber Announces a Planned Dark Fiber Network to DuPont Fabros
MarketWatch (press release)
This additional access to necessary infrastructure enables the development of the Global Broadband Economy for the United States. This necessary dark fiber system, which will unite communities along its route across the continental US, is being created
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Growing Fiber Internet in Rural America: A Stimulus Success Story
Wired News (blog)
Just in the efforts on broadband stimulus alone, Calix says it’s helped bring fiber optic connectivity to some 2.3 million homes — a good start on the national broadband plan’s goal of having 100 million US houses having 100-Mbps net connections by
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Google Alert – new broadband

July 5, 2011
News 10 new results for new broadband
UAE broadband subscribers rise to new high, says TRA
ArabianBusiness.com
By Andy Sambidge Broadband internet subscriptions in the UAE hit a new high in April, according to latest data released by the country’s telecoms regulator. Broadband customer numbers reached nearly 880000 in April, almost 50000 more than at the
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LightSquared files new broadband plan with FCC
Washington Business Journal
Reston-based wireless upstart LightSquared and its opponents in the GPS industry filed their long awaited (and federally mandated) joint-report on interference issues Thursday. LightSquared, in a summary accompanying the report, accused the GPS
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New Broadband Agreement Nets Major Savings for Cambridgeshire
AboutMyArea
We also hope that rural communities in particular will be able to benefit from this new investment in the local broadband infrastructure." Mark Heraghty, Managing Director of Virgin Media Business said: "We’re absolutely committed to helping the public
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AboutMyArea
LightSquared Raises $265M More Despite GPS Worries
PCWorld
By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Mobile broadband startup LightSquared has raised another US$265 million that it can use for building its 4G LTE network, despite the uncertainty of that network being approved by the FCC. The latest round of investments,
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AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Buckeye Lake
MarketWatch (press release)
BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site
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VA releases broadband availability map
WTVR
RICHMOND – Virginia Secretary of Technology Jim Duffey announced the release of a new broadband availability map for the state Thursday. The most comprehensive and interactive map of Virginia to date, it is available for use by policy makers,
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WTVR
4G online technology in UAE will open new age of communication
gulfnews.com
By Derek Baldwin, Business Features Reporter Dubai: This year will be pivotal in the technological history of the UAE as du and etisalat roll out fourth-generation high-speed broadband to usher in a new age of online communications, says Alan Hadden,
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HISPASAT Selects Gilat for Broadband VSAT Network
MarketWatch (press release)
PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Jun 30, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. /quotes/zigman/53173/quotes/nls/gilt GILT -0.88% announced today that it has been selected by Spanish satellite operator HISPASAT to provide a new broadband
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MaxLinear Announces Appointment of Vice President and General Manager
MarketWatch (press release)
Mr. Sprague commented: "I am very excited about joining MaxLinear and the opportunity to leverage my experience in entering new markets and building large businesses in the increasingly dynamic Broadband Communications market worldwide.
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Italian Space Agency to Cooperate With Eutelsat and Skylogic on Broadband
PR Newswire (press release)
ASI, the Italian Space Agency today announced an agreement with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) to use the new KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite in order to develop broadband connectivity for public administrations in Italy.
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Blogs 3 new results for new broadband
LightSquared gets $265M as the FCC weighs its fate — Broadband
By Stacey Higginbotham
LightSquared, the company betting it all on a wholesale 4G wireless broadband network, said Tuesday it has raised $265 million from existing and new investors. None of the investors were named, but it brings LightSquared’s total funding
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
LightSquared Submits Nationwide Wireless Broadband Plan to FCC
This plan will serve as a foundation for the construction of a new wireless broadband network that will bring world-class Internet service to the United States, including rural areas and other underserved communities and inject new
Virtual-Strategy Magazine – Your…
LightSquared interferes with GPS, so now what? — Broadband News
By Harold Feld
LightSquared filed a reporton Thursday that shows that its planned wholesale LTE wireless network would interfere with existing GPS equipment, and suggested a three-part plan to resolve the issue. The report, filed with the FCC,
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Web 3 new results for new broadband
State Broadband Program Launches New User-Friendly Website
State Broadband Program Launches New User-Friendly Website. A cleaner look, the latest data, and feedback options are just the beginning of the resources
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Green Light for New Zealand’s Next-Gen Broadband Plan
Green Light for New Zealand’s Next-Gen Broadband Plan. June 29, 2011. Sophie Polyviou. New Zealand’s Parliament has passed the Telecommunications Amendment
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New Virginia map shows broadband Internet availability | New Era
Virginia has released a new online map showing the availability of broadband Internet access in the commonwealth.
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